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CNBC
Mar 18, 2013 9:00am EDT
house. president obama is expected to take that podium in just a few moments' time to nominate thomas perez for labor secretary. assista assistant attorney general for the civil rights. we will bring you that press conference as soon as it does happen. but again, another announcement of a nominee to his cabinet from the white house. >> maintaining a hispanic is very important point in the cabinet. >>> let's check on the market in chicago. rick santelli is with the "santelli exchange." >> thanks, simon. i would like to welcome our guest. i'm really glad zach is my guest today because i think he's one of the most sensible, everybody keeled people on our air. >> thank you, rick. >> okay, now, i read your notion of how we should approach the news of the weekend and indeed today regarding cyprus. i would like you to share that with the viewers and listeners. >> yeah, i mean, this definitely is one of these moments of mind-boggling market excuses for what looks to be like a pretty modest sell-off. i mean, this has been talked about a lot this morning but i'm going to repeat. . one ha
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
he gets it, will he use military force? >>> the beast breaks down. president obama's armored limo can with stand a chemical attack but apparently not. the wrong kind of fuel. and critics are calling for him to come back to earth. but the house budget chairman paul ryan pushes ahead with his plan to balance the nation's books with major spending cuts. he'll join us live this hour. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room. . >>> it may be president obama's first official visit to israel but all eyes right now are on syria. the president says he's trying to find out if the damascus regime has crossed a u.s. red line by using chemical weapons against syrians. >> we intend to investigate thoroughly exactly what happened. obviously, in syria right now you've got a war zone. you have information that's filtered out but we have to make sure that we know exactly what happened. we know that there are those in the syrian government who have expressed a willingness to use chemical weapons if necessary to protect themselves. i am deeply skeptical of any claim that in fact it was the opp
FOX News
Mar 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
: we're awaiting remarks from president obama at the white house. the president expected to address immigration reform during a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members and civilians. it is set to start just minutes from now. immigration reform has long been a political hot potato. recently momentum has tick picked up to sketch out a sweeping deal. bipartisan gang of eight senators involved in negotiations is trying to reach a compromise but just hit a snag over worker visas. byron york is chief political correspondent for the washington examiner and has taken a look at this issue. it all hinges on the border security, byron and there are some problems there you found? >> there are some real problems. we just found out about it last week at a house hearing. all the immigration reform proposals depend on the border security, some way to verify the border is secure of the all of of the republicans who are behind immigration reform insist you have to have proof of border security. in the past the government used something called operational control of the border and they
NBC
Mar 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
passover tonight at the white house. the jewish holiday begins at dusk tonight. the first family will host the annual white house sadre dinner from family, staff and friends. it was first started during president obama's 2008 campaign. it is 4:48. there is still hope an ncaa title can come to the bay area but it is up to the ladies to get the job done. >>> the winter of the oakland marathon says he is disappointed with the finish. >>> we're looking over here opposite side of the bay, 101, palo alto moves very smoothly. we will talk about the south bay, the slowing i saw and a warning as you are crossing the bay. >>> a live look at hp pavilion where the sharks are home. they are not home. they play the anaheim ducks tonight. we wish them the best. >>> it looks like the giants will be without pablo sandoval. he had x-rays and a ct scan but neither showed anything. he still is not playing. comcast sports net giants insider andrew bagdoli says it is looking more and more likely like the panda will not be ready for opening day >>> warriors dealing with a major injury. x-rays on stepho
FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
dimarco, which has put him at laggerheads with house democrats, who in january of 2012 asked president obama to replace ed dimarco. gerri: i have to talk about this idea of getting rid of mortgage deduction, right now it is being discussed for people with very bis mortgages or second homes, a lot of wealthy people who they say are okay with that, i look at the confluence of the story, mel watt on one hand saying we have to get more loans to people who may not be able to afford them. that is what we learned in the financial crisis. and let's take the deduct away from people who make the mortgage does that make sense to you? >> it does not, it is typical of convoluted way that washington thinks about issue, the issue is tax reform, if you do tox reform and lower rates mortgage interest deduct has to be on the table. i've been fascinated by proposal back that simon bowles commission said if we eliminated all of these deducts you could get tax rate to 8, 13 and 23%, much more simplified tax system, if you add them back it is hard to know where to stop. gerri: problem with that thinking is
Current
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
got into the white house because of the war? >> absolutely. both of them struggled in their campaigns and specifically hillary clinton that's the reason she's not in the white house. that's why the progressive left rallied behind barack obama. we all knew when talking about politician that is didn't know or knew, we knew. i was in u.s. foreign policy undergrad at the time and screaming at top of my lungs this is a lie this is a lie. certainly hillary clinton is not the president today because she couldn't see what we could all see. >> not going to stop her from being president in four years. >> no, and i don't agree that's why she's not president today. >> why didn't she get the nomination? >> she got beat, she got trumped and it had nothing to do with the positions on the war, really didn't. i take your point, i really do and i don't want to overly defend her. >> i'm a hillary fan. >> is that why hillary's not president? >> no, i just think that so many people wanted a black man rather than a woman in power like they were first in line. >> well, i guess we could debate it a
CNN
Mar 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
will comes the prime minister of ireland to the white house and then mr. obama embarks on a very important trip overseas to the middle east where he'll sit down with israeli leaders and also meet with leaders of palestinian authority before making his way to jordan. during this trip mr. obama is expected to issue a very strong warning to iran they will not be able to develop nuclear weapons. >> coming up this week on wall street a host of major companies will report their earnings. we'll hear from fedex, general mills, nike, and tiffany. the fed announces its latest rate decision. that comes on wednesday. we'll be listening very closely to comments from central bankers on overall economic recovery especially after a particularly strong february jobs report. then on thursday we'll get the latest existing home sales numbers for the month of february. those are key because existing home sales actually make up about 90% of the overall housing market. that will show us if this rebound we've seen seeing this housing is continuing. we'll track all of that and the latest business news fo
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. and so for all the talk, the fact of the matter is, obama has been to this -- about $6 trillion during his watch and so have the republicans in the house. maybe not the first two years but the rest. what have they done? i look at my stumps that's what they're supposed to look at -- look at my constitution. all tax bills come out of the house of representatives. all of them. then they say they don't have any power? when boehner announces we're not going to shut down the government, when it was shut down for three weeks when newt gingrich was trying to control bill clinton and his spending, and he is giving up his card. when boehner says we don't have an immediate dead crisis he is giving up his cards. he doesn't want to actually do something about this but likes being speaker. >> neil: they're looking at the next -- the end of this month we're facing yet another potential crisis. they're going to argue that the government could shut down. and this is their attempt to say, we won't brick -- bring it to that pranksmanship because we don't want it on our door step we caused it. but
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 8:00am PDT
no time on the house floor pointing fingers at president obama for the budget standstill. >> the president has an opportunity during this critical debate to come forward and to help make this part of his legacy like it has become part of the clinton legacy. >> he gets his ncaa bracket in on time, but still no budget. >> mike, good day to you. third time the house is voting on the ryan budget. you have house speaker boehner giving his reading. what is different this time around, especially when it comes to the politics of it all? >> i'll tell you, alex, there's something remarkable going here in congress. not only is there passionate debate, there is finger pointing going on back and forth. that goes without saying on capitol hill. but it's followed by actual votes in the house and in the senate. let's starts with the positive here. at least there's one positive aspect to this. the united states government no longer faces a threat of shutdown next week on the 27th. that's when the so-called continuing resolution that funds the government was set to run out. both the house and the
KRON
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
officials say four medical helicopters were sent to transport patients to area hospitals. the white house says president obama was immediately briefed on the incident. >> "the president's thoughts and prayers go to the families of those who were lost and to those who are injured. we're obviously in the early stages of assessing the incident. it's a tragedy, clearly." >> the army depot is used for storing ammunition and weapon stocks set to be deactivated. it's also used by military units for high desert trainingfore deployment overseas. the marines involved were based at camp lejeune, n.c. while the investigation continues, the military is holding off on using any of the mortars from the same manufacturing lot as the ones that were used at the nevada base. >> catherine: while not unexpected, a huge blow today for advocates of gun control. senate majority leader harry reid says a ban on assault weapons will not be a part of a gun control package he brings to the senate floor for debate. kron 4's dan kerman is here with what this means and why gun control advocates still have hope. >> repor
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
syria? >> well, first of all, the president, president obama's, credibility is very, very critical. they is said from the white house podium that any use from the chemical weapons would be a red line. presumably this would be the trigger for more american involvement. as you know, craig, u.s. has been behind other allies, britain and france pressing on the u.s. to do more. we have done human. aid, nonlethal aid, helped to the combatance, but not what they have been pleading for. which is more weaponry. so there's a lot of pressure on the white house to become more involved in syria. this is skoesten shl because they have to wonder about what will follow the civil war. if assad is going to fall, will it be another vacuum like the vk um that has taken place, leading to huge securityish a us in egypt next door. egypt has a government. not entirely functioning government but it hasn't cancelled the historic peace treaty with israel. but security situation in egypt is collapsing all around it and that is the real fear, if they have total collapse. al qaeda elements increasingly large roles in
Comedy Central
Mar 19, 2013 1:30am PDT
president obama playing golf with tiger woods this weekend? neither did we. >> the media covering the president was shutout. the press corps complained. >> fox news' ed henry speaking in his role as white house correspondents' association president said, "it is not about golf. it's about transparency and access in a broader sense." >> the president should have in all fairness due to transparency released some photographs of him either teeing off with tiger or perhaps when they finished. the american people deserve to see what the president of the united states is doing. >> stephen: absolutely. this is about transparency. about a free press holding our leader accountable. i mean it's one thing to keep us in the dark about a fleet of flying robo-assassins. but a round of golf on your day off? where's the judicial oversight? oh, i suppose white house lawyers have drawn up some convoluted legal justification for using a five-wood on a par three! there are a lot of holes in this story, folks. specifically, 18. america deserves to know! who drove? who rode shotgun? did the president hit
NBC
Mar 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
housing here. but heaten says he just wants to do more from our troops. nbc bay area news. >> president obama is on his way to the middle east. he's just hours away from landing in israel for the first time as commander in chief. the president took off from andrews air force base. officials setting a low expectation for the trip. president obama will meet with yahoo and then separately in the west bank before heading off to jordan. >> a new clue could help catch a copper thief. fremont investigators believe it may have been stolen and then used in a break in. thieves stole $25,000 worth of copper wire and then allegedly fled in this orange truck. you're urged to call fremont police. >> the city sweetening the pot. tonight, the city council agreed to give up millions of dollars in revenue if the 49ers end up hosting super bowl xl. the league says it will announce the home city in late may. >>> it is being built as the next antenna row. >> crews are working on a massive retail and residential village. nbc bay area is live with why not everyone is a big fan. >> well, jessica,
FOX
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
from him very shortly. the white house says this trip is a chance for president obama is connect with the israeli people. a poll published last week shows only 10% had a favorable attitude for him. president obama and israeli leaders both agree that something needs to be done to keep iran from developing nuclear weapons. israel threatened to take military action if iran appeared to be on the verge of having a bomb. president obama pushed for more time for peace talks but says military action is still on the table. president obama once hep weres up his -- once he wraps up this conference, he will head to speak to benjamin netanyahu where they will hold a press conference in about three hours. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a sheriff says it appears a 911 call to a middle school school in southern minnesota was a hoax. the school in new prague, minnesota immediately went on red alert and locked down each class when a caller said there was someone with an ak-47. a search of the school turned up nothing. they say everyone is southwest. this school is 45 miles southwest of minneapolis
CBS
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
nuclear bomb ready in the next few months. president obama believes that's still a year away and that would allow more time for peace talks. the white house doesn't expect any major agreements to come out of the president's president. the two men will be holding a -- meeting. the two men will be holding a conference and they are expected to talk to the media in less than an hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a group of 9-year-olds in berkeley convince a city council to help one of their classmates deported to mexico. students at jefferson elementary have been talking to their friend, rodrigo guzman, through skype. his family lived in berkeley for eight years. but in january, they visited relatives in mexico and they used expired travel visas. rodrigo says it's hard to adjust to life away from his friends. >> i miss my school. i miss my teachers and i really want to be over there. >> i want to help rodrigo come home. we study important people like rosa parks, martin luther king and cesar chaves. i think we can do a lot to help rodrigo, too. >> the kids 4 kids measure support
FOX News
Mar 20, 2013 9:00pm PDT
should the israelis, why should they trust barack obama, who snubbed just beyond the pale snubbed bb netanyahu in the white house, that claimed they should go back to '67 border, we promised israel we would never ask them to do that. obama did it and then on top of that, sarkozy says that bb is a liar and oh, i've got to deal with him every week. why would bb netanyahu ever trust this man, the israelis, because i wouldn't if i were them. >> it's not about trust, it's about business. a, if you want to keep the checks flowing. b, you're an ally, and sarkozy was not elected in-- >> what does that have to do with something. >> they agree that iran will not have a nuclear bomb for at least another year. >> sean: and if they want the check flowing and-- >> remember the camp david accord and apologize for saying that israelis are descendents of apes and pigs, that would be a good start, right. >> the egyptians say they don't want the money. >> sean: they do-- by the american taxpayers, we can't afford to keep the white house open, but we're funding the terrorist terrorist, the former head o
ABC
Mar 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> new at 11:00, president obama is set to name a new secretary of labor. a white house source says thomas perez of the justice department will be nominated to head the labor department. he has strong support from latino and labor groups and he could run into problems from republicans. now a follow-up to a story we first brought you last night at 11:00. the meat and poultry industry is pushing back against those hard to watch videos of animal cruelty. it is videos like these that the new legislation appears to want to restrict. a bill sponsored by the cattle man's association would require anyone collecting evidence of abuse to turn it over to authorities within 48 hours. they say abuse should be stopped as soon as possible rather than waiting until someone makes a video. critics contend that the industry should want to stop the cruelty rather than the documenting of it. >>> a mystery in southern california has animals baffled. the starving sea lion pups are washing up on beaches more and more each week and no one is sure why. clayton sandal explains many are working around the cloc
Current
Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
guess i was surprised when obama cut the deal to create this, acting people in the white house if it would impact the women, infants and children program, the wic program they said well we don't think it's going to happen. i think the impact will be worse on low income americans and anything that shafts low income americans will happen, unfortunately. because it's pointless, mindless and counterproductive does not mean that they're not going to become u.s. law. >> john: they really thought that lucy would not pull the football away from charlie brown this time and now we're paying the price. you're battling hunger. how can the sequestration hurt your program. >> women who are pregnant, low income family with nutritional supplements prevented half a million babies from dying at birth. the sequestration is cutting 700,000 pregnant women and infants off the wic program. it's literally taking milk out of the mouths of hungry infants. now this program has prevented half a million babies from dying at birth. so it's ironic to me that most of the people who support these cuts claim to be pr
CNN
Mar 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
obama will board air force one and head home. cnn's chief white house correspondent is traveling with the president as she reports the president's visit comes at a critical moment. >> reporter: the final stop, a visit with jordon's king abdullah. whaeufplt i remember is his majesty was kind enough to personally drive me to the airport. i won't tell you how fast he was going, but secret service i don't think could keep up. >> reporter: close u.s. ally is facing new strain. political pressure as one of the only royals still standing after the arab spring, and economic troubles made worse with more than 400,000 syrian refugees fleeing to safety here, and yet president obama showed support but arrived late due to a sand storm earlier in the day. to the kingdom of jordon he announced an additional $2 million of u.s. aid. >> i am confident assad will go. it's not a question of if, it's when. >> asked how that will happen, he struck a defensive note. >> it's fair to say that the united states often finds itself in a situation where it goes in military it is criticized and if it doesn't then
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 3:00am PDT
? >> well, i would say employment training, education, housing. >> obama care. >> health care is a huge one, uh-huh. >> okay. any other issues? gene, i'm trying to get you to help my party here. what is another issue some what is another issue we need to work on? >> here is how your party can appeal to african-americans. your party, first of all, can go there, number one. >> a great start. by the way, gene, it is an amazing thing. you know what happens when you do that i know this will drive my many critics crazy. probably 3% of the african-american vote my first election. i spent a lot of time the next two years for a lot of different reasons. engage in the community. i got 50% of the vote my second. my re-election. >> richard nixon -- >> 98% of, you know, work is just showing up. >> you show up. it makes a difference. >> it's not that long ago, republicans could get a third or more of the african-american vote. richard nixon did. so it can be done. there is an appeal. but, i think, republicans to have to formulate their message in a way that connects with and makes sense to not j
PBS
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
earnest when president obama submits his spending blueprint on april 8. with their work done, house members leave town today for a two week recess. while senators will remain in a marathon session until a vote on their own plan to fund the government. judy woodruff takes it from there. >> woodruff: for what's happening behind-the-scenes, we turn to todd zwillich, washington correspondent for "the takeaway" on public radio international. welcome back to the newshour. >> good to be with you, judy. >> woodruff: first this vote to keep the government funded by the end of the fiscal year, both the house and senate passed this. does this mean democrats and republicans finally see eye to eye on something? >> well, it means that they see eye to eye on not having another showdown right now. both sides have agreed that they don't want to have a big battle over a government shutdown and in media attention and cable news and the countdown clocks, both sides have decided that's not in their interest now. i wish i could tell you they see eye to eye on fiscal matters, that's just not true. they de
Current
Mar 25, 2013 3:00am PDT
might go to church again. president obama back in the white house with a full schedule coming off of his trip to the middle east with the president in the middle east from politico, josh gristene, joining united states on our news line this morning. josh, welcome home. >> thank you, bill. it's good to be back. >> bill: >> bill: so any accomplishments that the white house can point to out of the trip to the middle east? >> i say there are two basic accomplishments. the judge seemed to have lifted his standing which was pretty low with the israeli jews. he really had a major, i guess term we are use, a charm offensive there and laid it on pretty thick folks new when he went to pay his respects and he aligned himself with zinism but he didn't wait to do that. the minute he stepped off of the plane, he started talking about the juice had been in this plannedland for thousands of years they are fulfilling their degree, abraham and sarah. he laid it on thick >> bill: if i can jump if. he took a stone from the grave of martin luther king, jr.? >> right. >> which was incredibly symbolic j
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
getting ready for a possible government shutdown about a week from now? will that happen? the obama administration warning lawmakers it might have to cancel the annual easter egg roll on the first of april. that event happens every year. expected to draw ten of thousands to the white house set for april 1st, just a few days after the could run out of money. white house is saying finally by using these tickets guests are acknowledging this is subject to cancellation due to funding uncertainty surrounding the executive office of the president and other federal agencies. if canceled the event will not be scheduled. we'll notify you if there are any modifications of the event. that bass part of the fine print given to members of congress when the invites went out. invites to bob beckel, former campaign manager co-host of "the five." brad blakeman, deputy campaign manager of president george w. bush. good morning to you. who wants to be peter cottontail here? brad, do you want to raise for your hand for that or is that better suted for bob? >> i will raise my hand. bill: what kind of a m
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
their guest: let government. what the house of representatives is about. written to president obama and respectfully have sked him to really justify and give us the information about the asis upon which -- legal basis -- the use of drones is engaged in as a result of efforts. we are waiting for the response from them on that. think it is important we ask any president questions as members of congress, it is our responsibility to do that and to personally continue to do that. i think that it president has image changed america's and role in the world and is phenomenal job. but that doesn't mean i won't exercise my duties and rights as ask the of congress to hard questions and to make sure that there is accountability. i represent people who engage in the democratic process. host: this from twitter why did congress vote for the use of a declaration f of war? guest: that was an issue that i was very concerned about. that is why i did not vote for it. requires tution congress to declare war and not the president to use force. many legal een debates about that but i believe you are right
NBC
Mar 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >>> time now for an early look at the day ahead and the day in history. president obama welcomes the 2012 nhl stanley cup champions the los angeles kings and major league soccer champions the l.a. galaxy to the white house for a ceremony. and on this day in 1979, the signing of an historic peace treaty. jimmy carter witnessed the agreement between the prime minister and egyptian president anwar sadat. >>> and happy birthday to nancy pelo pelosi, 73 today. >>> coming up on "today," connecticut's rare newborn giraffe who is capturing hearts around the world. and "the voice" coach blake shelton becomes a "today's professional" and he'll also perform live there. keep it on this channel for weather, sports and more. i'm richard lui with bill karins. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day here on your nbc station. we'll see you again here tomorrow. . . . >>> freezing temperatures and snow waiting for a seat inside as america's highest court gets set to take up proposition 8. we give you live look at the south bay. we are checking that forecast. it smells like ra
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
jumping out of the trunk of the car. president obama will arrive in israel has his first visit as commander in chief. it comes as peace plans remain elusive. nbc news white house correspondent peter alexander joins us live from jerusalem. peter, good morning. >> good morning to you. a beautiful day here in jerusalem. you can see the historical city in the background behind us. the president is expected to be here a short time from now before you arrives in tel aviv. this trip is being billed as the unbreakable alliance. a former senior administration official told me it is more of an opportunity for a reset for the president in terms of his relationship with this country. america's strongest ally in the middle east you can expect to see a lot more symbolism than substance. consider this, 40% of israelis say they believe the president has a hostile view of israel. that's something the president and administration is hoping to patch up over the course of the next several days. there will be a series of meetings, including some time for the prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. it will
FOX
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. . >>> two rockets from gaza hit israel today. one of them landed in the court yard of a house. they are criticizing the president's meeting with the president. president obama is on a visit to the middle east to focus on restarting stalled peace talks. today he took his message to the israeli people. >> today i want to tell you, the young people, so as long as there is a united states of america -- [ speaking foreign language ] >> you are not alone. >> the president delivered an appeal for peace while speaking to college estudents. he stressed -- college students, he stressed they must make peace. earlier he met with palestinian president. he said palestinians deserve an independent state and have an obligation to work for peace. >> the united states is committed to the creation of an independent state of palestine. the palestinian people deserve an end to occupation. >> president obama also attended a state dinner. he was presented with the highest honor at the israeli medal of distinction. he will visit jordan tomorrow. >>> north korea issued a new round of nuclear threats today again
FOX Business
Mar 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
around the globe and here at home. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> reporter: talking tough in his first public comments on that reports that chemical weapons in the news in syria, president obama about the regime will be held accountable. >> when you start seeing weapons that can cause potential devastation and mass casualties and you let that genie out of the bottle, then you are looking potentially add even more horrific scenes than we have already seen in syria and the international community has to act on that additional a permission. >> the president spoke at a news conference with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu who is worried serious chemical weapons could wind up in the hands of terrorists or anti israeli extremists like hezbollah. mr. obama is stressing he is skeptical that they used chemical weapons and cautioned that the u.s. is still investigating claims that syrian president use them, the president a bushel when israeli reporter suggested that the u.s. has beenitting on its hands. >> is incorrect for you to say that
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2013 12:00pm PDT
between the senate and house plan? >> the major difference is that, obama and most of the country that voted for him really thinks that a time of recession that we're coming out of it that we should be creating jobs and not laying off people just with cuts. that is the difference. the major difference between the senate and the house. republicans say no taxes, no money, no investment. well, that's absolutely ridiculous. in order to get people back to work and having disposable income, you've got to invest in education, the infrastructure, the bridges and the tunnels. there's no money in the republican, because they say that we're taking care of revenues. where the heck that is in the constitution that you can't raise revenues, i don't know. but it's not right. >> i want to switch gears and talk to you about guns a bit. we just talked about it with our last group of folks. 85% of folks in this country when you ask about background checks they say they support the idea. background checks aren't a done deal. looks like the assault weapons ban is not going to happen. ban on high capacity c
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
president is overheard saying. a cnn exclusive. jake tapper sat down with the house speaker john boehner and specifically asked the speaker about what the president was overheard saying. >> president obama arrived in israel today, he had some interesting comments for prime minister netanyahu on the tarmac. he said it is good to get away from congress. netanyahu laughed and said, believe me, i know. any reaction? >> so much for the charm offensive. >> but does a comment like that have any impact, you think? >> no, not really. president is meeting with the president of israel, he's got his legislative issues, the president has got his. comes with the territory. >> comes with the territory. >> i would rather be heckled than ignored or as i like to say, you only tease the ones you love. >> takes the full interview with the speaker, coming up for our north american viewers with "the lead" at 4:00 p.m. eastern. a lot of us remember some of the tense moments during the first four years, especially that meeting they had in the oval office when the prime minister seemed to be lecturing the presid
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 4:00am PDT
house pentagon officials closely monitoring these developments. president obama's chief of staff dennis mcdonough told jake tapper they take the use of chemical weapons, quote, very seriously. >> we are going to be very clear to the syrian regime, as we have been throughout, and to all the syrian supporters throughout the world, and then obviously to our partners in the region, that if this is substantiated obviously it does suggest that the president's just said that this is a game changer and we'll act accordingly. >> game changer. so does that mean the united states would take some kind of military action? chris lawrence live at the pentagon for us. good morning, chris. >> good morning, christine. u.s. officials are telling us that they have seen the regime moving the chemical weapons away from some of the urban fighting areas over the last month or two. and the pentagon has been updating its military options so that if president obama requests them, they're ready to go. these sources are telling us that the u.s. has plenty of firepower in the area, including fighter jets on b
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
trading accusations tonight about the use of chemical weapons. president obama characterized activity as a crossing a red line, that theoretically would lead to har, consequences. chief washington correspondent james rosen reports from the white house. >> syrian state television broadcast images showing victims of what the government said was a chemical attack launched by the rebels outside aleppo. the regime cited 16 dead and 86 injured, most critically. >> this morning, missile was launched. that missile carried poisonous gases. the substance of the missile caused the immediate fainting, convulsion and death. >> kremlin steadfastly backed the assad regime with weapons and political support blamed the rebels. but opposition leaders swiftly denied responsibility for attack in any event would have exceeded the known military capabilities. >> the rebels don't have access to chemical weapons. they don't have access to watch the chemical weapons. >> indeed the regime of the dictatorial president bashar assad long been believed to possess one of the largest arsenals of biological
FOX
Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
house where it is expected to pass. connect is racing to pass a spending bill and the bigger battle continues. >>> president barack obama will be focusing on fundraising. what president barack obama hopes to achieve by giving money to candidates for next year. >>> we learned about a planned attack at a florida university. >>> traffic looks good on the willow pass grade, we will tell you more straight ahead. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. . >>> we have new details about an attack on central florida. this former student pulled a an alarm and -- pulled an alarm and his roommate called police when a student pointed a gun at him. when police arrived they found the student dead of a gunshot wound and four homemade bombs. >>> a gruesome be heading of a wall street journal businessman was be headed. he was captured in pakistan and was later killed. a former leader was captured yesterday although he did not carry out the actual be heading. daniel pearl was captured to win freedom for al qaeda members being held at guantanamo bay. >>> it shows a simulated
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 12:00pm EDT
the republican house would have to agree. now, the republican house is not going to allow them to raise taxes on the american people, and that's how you force a conversation about reform. the reason why there's been no reform during the obama years, no entitlement reform, no welfare reform, is that they just raise taxes and spend more money. but when you stop them from having the ability to raise taxes, then they have to reform government to decide how to allocate resources and how to prioritize. that's the beginning of getting reform. and you're quite right that republicans need to be better at walking through with everybody why they're doing things, what they're up to and speaking directly to people, because you can't always expect cbs to articulate the republican position as accurately as we might like. >> host: smiley 22 writes in on twitter: with the trillion dollars of spending cuts in the last three years, when will we see the economy take off, mr. norquist? >> guest: okay. we haven't had a trillion dollar in spending cuts what we had was an agreement by the president of th
KRON
Mar 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
" lasted a little more than two hours. >> president obama is coming to the bay area for four separate fund-raising events. the president will be visiting the house and democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer for a reception on april 3rd, followed by a dinner that night at the home of a planned three is an and gordon getty. on april the fourth, the president will travel down the peninsula to after ton for a brunch at the home of a list symons and marked h eising, with tickets costing $32,400. his last fund-raising events will be a lunch at the house of marcia and jon goldman, which will cost $1,000 for the cheapest tickets. which will cost $1,000 for the che[ female announcer ] the one for all. mcdonald's dollar menu, home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar. everyday, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. even also included a piece walk and eight resources there
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 1:00pm EDT
prosperity that we want to have for all americans. that will be the debate we will and president obama in the white house will be the focus, between the white house and the speaker, but the fact is the american people have a lot to lose in that equation. the equities you must weigh in order to make further cuts on year. $1.60 trillion last now what they are proposing in the budget or remains to be seen how that translates into a preparations, and on top of that more cuts, is a blueprint not just for mediocrity, but a road to poverty for many people in our country, and not worthy of the greatness of our country. real fast. that theis talk about house leaders want to attach entitlement reform. they want to cut social security, medicare to balance the budget. if hed boehner earlier wanted to use that as leverage, and he said there is some leverage there. are you worried at all that it could put you in a hard place? >> they want to use medicare and medicaid and social security to reduce the deficit? >> they want entitlement reform. this would be in exchange for the deficit reduction. >> you r
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
described president obama's first presidential visit to israel. the white house had set expectations low, but is there was one surprise, when the president persuaded israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to apologize to turkey over mistakes that led to the death of activists on a flotilla bound for gaza. let me bring in congressman elliott angle. good to see you. >> thank you. >> congressman mike rogers had a very different take than john kerry about the president's trip. let me play it for you. >> i thought the trip was a disappointment for us. i think the president squandered great opportunity to show leadership and push them in a place where they could get an agreement out of a meeting, didn't get it, got a speech, get to some agreement on the path forward on syria, didn't get that. >> so from your perspective, congressman, a disappointment, a success? somewhere in between? >> it was a great success. i was with the president. i flew with him on air force one, traveled with him. he was treated like a rock star in israel. >> how interesting, he had a 10% approval rating going in. >>
KICU
Mar 20, 2013 11:30pm PDT
budget year. the house is expected to pass that measure, possibly by tomorrow and president obama has signaled he will sign it. >>> singer michelle shocked released a letter today saying she was sorry about the comments she made about gays and lesbians in a recent concert in san francisco. she said she does not believe god hates homosexuals, she says she was describing the intolerance and fears of others. here is a portion of what she said. >> we are at nearly the end of times. once preachers are held at gunpoint, and forced to marry the homosexuals i'm pretty sure that that will be the signal for jesus to come on back. >> reporter: in her letter, the singer wrote, my statement aequating the repeal of prop 8 with the end of times was neither literal or nor ironic. >>> 52-year-old joel coffman is accused of molesting one teenage boy, and secretly filming another in a bathroom. coffman coached baseball in oakland, and palo alto. contra costa prosecutors also say they think there are more unidentified victims. >>> today, the aclu filed what could be a ground breaking lawsuit against the
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 10:00am PDT
right. you know by now that president barack obama's in israel. and when he landed and spoke with the prime minister, he said it was kind of good to be away from u.s. congress. well, "the lead"'s jake tapper caught up with house speaker john boehner and asked him about his reaction to president obama's comments. and this is what he had to say. >> president obama arrived in israel today. he had some interesting comments for prime minister netanyahu on the tarmac. he said "it's good to get away from congress." netanyahu laughed and said, believe me, i know. any reaction? >> so much for the charm offensive. >> does a comment like that actually have an impact, do you think? >> no, not really. you know, president's meeting with the president of israel, you know, he's got his legislative issues, the president's got his. comes with the territory. >> comes with the territory. >> i would rather be heckled than ignored. or as i like to say, you only tease the ones you love. >> wait, there's more. the full exclusive interview will be on "the lead with jake tapper" today 4:00 eastern time. >>> al
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
between israel and turkey. tell us about president obama's role in making that happen. >> warner: judy, the white house, the administration has been working for over two years to try to heel this rift, but it became important as the syria conflict got more serious in the neighborhood, because in the absence of going in in thely, the president is trying to all the neighbors as we know in the region to assist with refÑg es, to assist with figuring out where the chemical weapons are, to try to figure out which islamist forces might be gaining ground among the rebel forces. it's very complicated. and to have two of america's three staunchest, best, sort of security and intelligence allies in the region not speaking has been a huge, huge problem. so, the president-- john kerry, when he went to archg raon his maten trip as secretary of state, talkedded to erdjuan, and the president when he got here at his very first meeting with netanyahied with brought it up, and has been working it we're told each time they met. so it was set up that they went to the airport. they had a trailer set up, an
CNN
Mar 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
house is banking on the president's popularity to make the event a success. i'm not talking about president obama. it's kid president, the 9-year-old tennessee boy who has become a viral video sensation. cnn white house correspondent brianna keilar joins us from the north lawn to explain. brianna, what is kid president? >> reporter: kid president is this little boy, jake, whose name is robbie novak, and he dons a little suit because he ace a little guy and plays kid president delivering some pretty hilarious and but also very inspirational messages. he does this it on videos with help from his older brother-in-law, and this airs on sole pancake, which is a kind of feel-good web site. he is the special guest for the easter egg roll, but he was also tasked with doing pr for the event. check it out. >> kid president, looks like you got my message. >> yes, mr. president, i got your message. this is historic, the white house easter egg roll. kids dancing, eggs rolling. i'm in. you should be, too. i got asked by the white house people. i can't believe this is happening. my head's gettin
CNN
Mar 19, 2013 11:00am PDT
. president obama makes his first trep to israel since moving into the white house. the president will be just over 300 miles from where these chemical weapons might have been used in syria when he arrives in tel aviv. you can see the proximity here. no main announcements are planned during this visit. mideast leaders obama will immediate with include netanyahu, mahmoud abbas and king abdullah of jordan. >>> so you thought the election season was over. huh-uh. it is primary day in south carolina, folks. i'm talking low country. you see it right there. this state's first congressional district anchored by charleston and what a cast of characters this little race for congress. you have a man known as the former governor of the appalachiap ppa lash shap trail. the son of a certain media mogul, and you've also got the sister of a very famous funny man. and don't to get this, we're talking about south carolina. home of kamikaze style politics. this is an old fashioned street fight why a state where they all intersect. john avalon, piece choinice cho words. good to see you, sir. you had a tr
CNBC
Mar 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, huff post washington bureau chief, and tony frato, former white house deputy press secretary. welcome to one and all, if i may go to you first, ambassador, there's all this media chatter that i'm reading today that president obama the not know what he wants to do and he has no agenda. it's said that he was the first u.s. president to visit israel as a tourist. okay, do you feel that obama has no agenda items at all as the middle east is unraffivaling in >> -- unraveling? >> no, he has a real agenda, to introduce himself to the people of israel as a friend. everything that he said says that, that he has their back, that he will be in the trenches with them when the chips are down and he cares about their security and he will not let iran get nuclear weapons. that is his message and the purpose is to improve his standing with the public of israel. he is at a ten-point approval rating. we will see a bounce because of the way he is embraced by the prime minister. that will be important because a high public opinion approval rating in israel will make the prime minister and the is
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
ceremony at the white house, president obama urged congress topaz immigration reform legislation. it's twenty minutes. ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the president of the united states. accompanied by sector gamp, and direct -- janet napolitano and director. remain standing for the national anthem of the united states. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ mr. president, madam secretary, candidates for naturalization, distinguished guests, good morning. today is a special day and i'm honored to be here with you. my i have the privilege of serving as a director of u.s. citizenship and immigration services. the agency that administrates our nation's immigration benefits. [inaudible conversations] thank you, mr. president. i, myself, am a naturalized citizens having arrived in the country as a refew agree from cuba. before me are 28 individuals who have chosen the united states as their adoptive country. they have decided to take important step of becoming united states citizens. among them are thirteen members of our armed forces, representing all four branches of th
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Mar 21, 2013 9:00pm PDT
day, i don't remember how many times he refused to meet with his counterpart. the white house turned down the request to meet with obama, and aides were claiming that a scheduling conflict with the scheduling. and the president shared a good old laugh with david letterman during the visit. and when the president first set foot in the oval office, remember, he began apologizing to the world for america, to israel's detriment. >> america, like every other nation has made mistakes and has its flaws. in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where americans showed arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive. >> 9/11 was an enormous trauma to our country. the fear and anger that it provoked was understandable, but in some cases, it led us to act contrary to our traditions and our ideals. we're taking concrete actions to change course. i am-- i have unequivocally the torture-- and guantanamo bay closed. >> and at times we thought
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